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Hammarby Sjöstad – evaluation of the environmental profile of an new urban district in Stockholm

Published Feb 02, 2011

In year 2012 Hammarby Sjöstad, a former large industrial and harbour area in the southern part of Stockholm, will be a fully developed district, containing 9000 apartments and accommodating 30,000 people. The transformation of the area was initiated in year 1996, and as the project continued it became famous both national and international, due to its municipal organization and to its ambitious environmental profile created by its Environmental Program.

In 2008 the City of Stockholm’s executive office assigned the department of Industrial Ecology at the Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, in Stockholm, an evaluation of the environmental profile of Hammarby Sjöstad. The starting point of the evaluation was the environmental program of Hammarby Sjöstad from 1996 and the aim was to gather the most important results and experiences that the City of Stockholm should bring into the planning of new urban districts.

Performing the evaluation a case study methodology was used. The case study – based on literature review, in-depth interviews, focus groups, and extensive documents – evaluated the environmental profile of the Hammarby Sjöstad project, aiming to gather the most important findings and experiences, regarding the environmental profile that should be brought into new city district development areas in Stockholm.

Our project has been running under 2008-2009
Project report and website: http://www.hammarby-sjostad.info

Contact: Associate professor Nils Brandt and Ph.D. student Sofie Pandis Iverot

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